News and Tribune

November 25, 2012

James C. Jones

69; of Georgetown

— A Funeral Mass for James C. Jones, 69, of Georgetown, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012, at St. Michael Catholic Church, 11400 Farmers Lane Northeast in Bradford, with burial to follow in the church cemetery. He died Friday, Nov. 23, 2012.

Jim worked at Robinson-Nugent Inc. in New Albany for 25 years in various engineering positions and ultimately became president and chief executive officer. He was owner and president of Clark’s Snacks in New Albany for the last 20 years, with his family working at his side. A longtime member of  St. Michael Catholic Church in Bradford, Jim loved fishing in Florida and enjoyed hunting. A devoted husband, father and grandfather, Jim was the epitome of a strong work ethic, trust and integrity, humility and loyalty to his family, friends and co-workers. He was born Oct. 9, 1943 in San Antonio, Tex., to the late Richmond E. and Josephine T. (Polito) Jones.

Married on May 11, 1969, he is survived by his loving wife, Linda Kay (Ems) Jones; children, Jennifer Shelton and her husband, Raymond, Kelly Thompson and her husband, Michael, Ryan Jones and Megan Heier and her husband, Niles; sisters, Judy Nelson and her husband, Phil, Janice Chipps and her husband, Geoff, and Joanne Jones; a brother, Chris Jones and his wife, Ann; grandchildren, Ethan and Anna Shelton, Cole and Finn Thompson and soon-to-be-born Baby Heier; and many nieces and nephews.

Visitation at Newcomer Funeral Home in New Albany will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Tuesday.

The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to American Cancer Socity, 701 W. Muhammad Ali Blvd., Louisville, 40203, or to St. Michael Catholic Church, P.O. Box 22, Bradford, Ind. 47107.

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